Our Favorite Links
Here are links to some of our favorite Roots music websites including Rootboy Artists, Radio and Video streaming sources, E-zine and Blogs, Festivals, Venues, and record labels and online stores. If you have any additional suggested links or note any dead links, please let us know on the Reply form. Enjoy!
Websites of artists presented by Rootboy Productions over the past eight years. Please support them as you can!
2011: Scott H. Biram / Colin Linden / Chris Hillman with Herb Pederson / Sarah Macdougall & Gordie Tentrees / Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs / JT Nero Trio featuring Alli Russell of Po’ Girl / The Bridge / Lynn Miles / Phil Lee / John Nemeth / James McMurtry / Duke Robillard / Jimmy Lafave / Romi Mayes / Zoe Muth / Too Slim & The Taildraggers
2012: Studabaker John & The Hawks / Romi Mayes Featuring Jay Nowicki / Curtis Salgado / Kelly Richey / Fred Eaglesmith Travelling Show / Deadstring Brother / Phil Lee / Cody Beebe & The Crooks / Steve Young with Jubal Lee Young / Paul Thorn / Peter Karp and Sue Foley / Carrie Rodriquez / Tommy Castro and The Painkillers / Eilen Jewell / Tracy Nelson / Mississippi Heat
2013: Davina & The Vagabonds / The Steepwater Band / Awna Teixeira / The Wild Feathers / Ryan Bingham / Phil Lee / Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys / John Nemeth / Nikki Hill / Peter Karp and Sue Foley / Drew Landry / Mississippi Heat / Jeanne Jolly / Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express
2014: Davina & The Vagabonds / Eilen Jewell / Rick Estrin & The Nightcats / Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys / Nick Moss Band / David Olney / Travis Linville / Hayes Carll / Phil Lee / Walter Salas-Humara Trio
2015: Jelly Bread / Elliott Brood / Coco Montoya / Robbie Fulks with Robbie Gjersoe / Fred Eaglesmith with Tif Gin / Jim Lauderdale / Royal Southern Brotherhood / Kevin Welch & Dustin Welch / Phil Lee / Dale Watson / Romi Mayes / Wayne Hancock
Radio and Video
Streaming sources of Roots music and videos. Many are public radio stations. As with any public radio station if you don’t care for the programming, be sure to tune in at a later time.
KGPR / KUFM / KEMC / KGLT / WDVX / WNCW / Outlaw Country / Music Fog / Music City Roots / WMOT / WDIF / Sun Radio / KPIG / KSYM / WLRM / KFAN / WHAY / Folk Alley / The Alternate Root / KBCS / XRDS / Hank’s Blues Radio
E-Zines and Blogs
Favorite Roots music e-zines and blogs including news and reviews of current releases.
No Depression / Roots Music Report / Twangville / Saving Country Music / Americana Music Association / Twang Nation / All Music / Bluegrass Unlimited / Jambase / Big City Blues / Galleywinter / Texas Music Chart / Country Standard Time / Insurgent Country / Americana Boogie
Some of the many Roots music festivals across the country. Get out and go to one!
Red Ants Pants Music Festival / Magic City Blues / Big Sky Big Grass / Targhee Fest / Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival / Braun Brothers Reunion / Winthrop Blues Festival / Telluride Bluegrass Festival / Hardly Strictly Bluegrass / New Orleans JazzFest / Merlefest / Juke Joint Festival / Strawberry Music Festivals / Old Settlers Music Festival / Big Blues Bender / Delfest / SXSW / Chicago Blues Festival / Music Fest / Stagecoach / Telluride Blues & Brews / Kerrville Folk Festival / King Biscuit Blues Festival / Twangfest / AmericanaFest / Beale Street Music Festival / Telluride Americana Music Festival / Cayamo / Legendary Blues Cruise
Some of our favorite Roots music venues in cities and towns across the country (especially Texas!).
Top Hat/Wilma / Filling Station / The Pub Station / Rialto Theater / Tractor Tavern / Alberta Rose Theater / The State Room / Gruene Hall / Sam’s Burger Joint / Floore’s Country Store / Stubb’s BBQ / Luckenbach TX / Continental Club / Antone’s / The Rhythm Room / Saxon Pub / Biscuits & Blues / Belly Up Tavern / Belly Up Aspen / The Birchmere / Knuckleheads / Don the Beachcomber / The Troubadour / McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Record Labels and Stores
Roots music record labels and online stores.